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: eagle lake, texas, depends on rice. it's been grown here since the 1800s. drought is usually the biggest threat, but the nervous talk in the drugstore now is about congress. >> without the farm bill, it really makes it uncertain for what you should do next year. >> reporter: steve is a pharmacist here and a rice farmer. >> people are nervous. >> very nervous. >> what are they saying when they're coming in? what are you hearing? >> what do we do? they don't know what to do. it's so uncertain right now that the banks don't know what to do, the farmers don't know what to do. they're out there plowing the land, getting it all prepared for next year with total uncertainty. >> reporter: at stake? $154 billion in federal farm aid and crop insurance sidelined by the fiscal cliff stalemate. benefits from the farm bill also guarantee rice farmer l.g. ron that his costs are covered when crops are bad or demand drops. >> so you would be out of it if there was no subsidy? >> i will be looking for another job. absolutely. >> because you just can't make enough money to make a go of it? >> those risks a
. if they take care of business against the baltimore ravens. they have beaten the eagles, the past weeks.he clinch a playoff spot on sunday. this will be one heck of a test r the redskins, especially for riceefense because of ray flacco. he has to be looking his chops at the secondary. >> if he is back there and allow targets.will hit his >> he can make all of the throws. than people give for.redit it will be a challenge for us to t out front. >> it should be fun to watch. in hockey the labor talks have gone all week. they have stopped. the nhl turned on the latest offer. think they will settle this in the next five days but everybody is exhausted. is no settlement. think if they do not settle in a hurry, they will not this year. was a hockey game tonight. did not take long to give up the goal. in, 1-0 admirals. they kept going after him. them the lead in the third. -- third period. aaden regains himself with big time saved. win it.s basketball,ollege lady terrapins win. 20 points and 11 rebounds. miami for a game york next andw the heat. allen with a double alley- oop. the heat come off
mcelroy will. >>> when we come back, bird of prey caught on tape. an eagle looking for its next meal tries to carry away a small child. are easy with free pickup ] returns from the u.s. postal service. we'll even drop off boxes if you need them. visit usps.com pay, print, and have it picked up for free. any time of year. ♪ nice sweater. thank you. ♪ thank you. a massive 60 car pile-up cl i-5 in yreka. plus: feeling the chill. thy area is gripped by freezing temperatures. whene can expect to thaw out... lockdown lifted. classes art to resume at san jose city college after reports of a gunman. and countdown to the cliff. with just 13 days to go, how close are lawmakers to stri a deal? join us for cbs 5 eyewitness news this morning... beginng at 4:30. ,,,, >>> in washington, mostly sunny, 53 degrees. >>> here's a look at the weather in some places around the country. in washington, mostly sunny, 534 degrees. same deal in atlanta, 56. mostly cloudy in st. louis, 58. snow ending in denver, 23. breezy in seattle, 43 degrees. members charged in the hazing death of one of their pledges t
last year. to the ice and san francisco bulls hosting the colorado eagles. the third period and the bulls are down 4-0, but we need one san francisco goal because this was teddy bear toss night. morrison scored and so did the fans. they threw the teddy bears on to the ice to be donated to charity. so even though the bulls lost 5-1, the kids are all winners. abc7 sports brought to you by river rock casino. >> teddy bears are better than squid. much better than what they do in detroit. >> "nightline" is up next. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. for larry beil, sandhya patel and all of us here at abc news, thanks for joining us. >> we appreciate your time and >>> tonight on "nightline," a royal crank call that ended in tragedy. >> hello there. could i please speak to kate, please? >> with the mysterious death of a nurse who answered the phone in the hospital where a pregnant duchess kate was staying. tonight, a shocking look at pranks gone wrong. >>> the love ranch. could these gentle beasts hold the secret to lasting human love?
in the playoff bubble with a win over the jaguars and the eagles edged tampa to end a losing streak streak at 8 game. >>> cal bears trying to bounce back with a tough challenge on the basketball court and we'll show you how they did against'n landfall and another look at that possibly career-define boxing match in las vegas. we'll be right back. the cal bears were trying for a bounce back game at home against a good team. they battled las vegas and it all came down to the final secs of they are tied at 70. and then robert thurmond with a tough 2 inside. cal in front by 2 about 1:19 to play. and now it's cal by 1. the rebels have one last possession. anthony marshall gets on the air and unlv hangs on for the 76-75 win and the bears lose two in a row. mike montgomery not happy there. here is what winter look like in naples florida for the find round of golf of the templeton shoot-out. steve stricker and kelly making a bid with the eagle putt, but kenny perry and sean o'hair who won it. perry's second shot just about as good as it can be. that set up a birdie and perry and o'hire edge charles how
reason he put that american bald eagle on the bottle. seems kind of nationalistic. >> that was a specific from our chinese owners. china overall is looking to bring parts of america to china. >> reporter: in 2010, this vineyard was up for sale. chinese investors bought it and now 90% of the wine from here that's 9,000 cases -- is shipped to china. what does a chinese company want with a vineyard in napa valley? >> there's a big demand in china for luxury goods for goods that are scarce and for goods that are well made. so rather than buying chinese- made products and spending our money over there, they're buying american made products and sending their money back over here. >> reporter: on the jobs stay here? >> and the jobs stay here. >> reporter: rich chinese firms have investigated billions in the u.s. 1.3billion in california companies. a reported $560 million invested in the past year. the chinese are also boosting the golden state's housing recovery. they have bought one out of every 10 homes sold in the past year. >> compared to the high-end housing like in beijing, this is not th
and to the ice and year. to the ice and san francisco bulls hosting the colorado eagles. the third period and the bulls are down 4-0, but we need one san francisco goal because this was teddy bear toss night. morrison scored and so did the fans. they threw the teddy bears on to the ice to be donated to charity. so even though the bulls lost 5-1, the kids are all winners. abc7 sports brought to you by river rock casino. >> teddy bears are better than squid. much better than what they do in detroit. >> "nightline" is up next. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. for larry beil, sandhya patel and all of us here at abc news, thanks for joining us. >> we appreciate your time and [ female announcer ] can your pancake mix do this? sure, bisquick makes delicious pancakes, but that's just the start. unleash the hidden power of bisquick. see what you can make at bisquick.com. [ female announcer ] let betty crocker do the measuring and get a head start on delicious homemade cookies. ♪ just pour, mix...love. the first female winner of the biggd headed to a partyng up and headed to a par
on the eagles in philly. a big night for cowboys qb tony romo who threw three touchdown passes in the second half as the cowboys had a 38-33 victory. romo brought the cowboys record for career touchdown passes, a record previously held by troy aikman. romo now has 168 career touchdowns. >> wow, college football, two legendary football programs set to battle for the bcs championship. the irish of notre dame and the crimson tide of alabama. we are going to take you live to south bend and tuscaloosa to see how the students are gearing up. that's next. [ male announcer ] when was the last time something made your jaw drop? campbell's has 24 new soups that will make it drop over, and over again. ♪ from jammin' jerk chicken, to creamy gouda bisque. see what's new from campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. but don't just listen to me. listen to these happy progressive customers. i plugged in snapshot, and 30 days later, i was saving big on car insurance. with snapshot, i knew what i could save before i switched to progressive. the better i drive, the more i save. i wish our company had somet
dividends pushed into 2012. coach, american eagle moving up and oracle will play out three-quarters of dividends this year. >>> more strength in housing this morning. toll brothers earnings top expectations. we'll begin with the fiscal cliff. governors are set to meet today with the president and congressional leaders. governors are concerned about the impact of deficit reduction measures on their state budgebu. the latest gop offer would overhaul the tax code, raise $800 billion in new revenue but seek $600 billion in health savings, net savings add up to about $2.2 trillion over ten years. boehner called the white house's original offer la la land and it does appear that even though at one point bowles endorsed a blueprint like this, he's trying to distance himself from it right now. >> the president got re-elected. he's claiming he got re-elected in part because he wants to tax that 2%. he cannot go back on that. in the meantime, congress most of the republicans signed the grover norquist pledge which says you cannot tax that 2% more than anybody else. you can't increase
years ago. the moraga teen denied an eagle scout award because he is gay will be honored by state lawmakers. they spent 10 years working toward the award. last year scout officials say he violated the anti-gay policy. he will be honored at the opening of the assembly. nancy pelosi is talking politics even as she steps out for a night of glamour. swapping her business out for an evening gown she strolled before photographers at the kennedy center. off the red carpet she accommodated reporters who asked if lawmakers can resolve the impending fiscal cliff. >> this is not a night of politics and policy. but since you asked, yes, we think it will be a wonderful christmas gift to the american people to have a tax cut come january. >> congress must come up with a budget compromise before the end of the year or tax hikes and federal spending cuts will go into affect. pelosi will try to force a house vote to break the deadlock. tonight's annual gala event honored the entertainment great including dustin hoffman, david letterman, led -zeplin and chicago's buddy guy. they received the award
passed by voters four years ago. the moraga teen denied an eagle scout award because he is gay will be honored by state lawmakers. they spent 10 years working toward the award. last year scout officials say he violated the anti-gay policy. he will be honored at the opening of the assembly. nancy pelosi is talking politics even as she steps out for a night of glamour. swapping her business out for an evening gown she strolled before photographers at the kennedy center. off the red carpet she accommodated reporters who asked if lawmakers can resolve the impending fiscal cliff. >> this is not a night of politics and policy. but since you asked, yes, we think it will be a wonderful christmas gift to the american people to have a tax cut come january. >> congress must come up with a budget compromise before the end of the year or tax hikes and federal spending cuts will go into affect. pelosi will try to force a house vote to break the deadlock. tonight's annual gala event honored the entertainment great including dustin hoffman, david letterman, led -zeplin and chicago's buddy guy.
in afghanistan. >>> another honor awaits the boy scout denied eagle scout status because he is gay. he will be honored at monday's opening session of the state assembly. john perez wants to pay tribute to his bravery and his family has been gathering signatures to ask the boy scouts to change its policy. >> the court could decide on whether it'll take up the issue of gay marriage as soon as monday. the justices met behind closed doors but didn't take any action on proposition eight. supporters of same sex marriage are hoping the court will decide not to review proposition eightf. that happens a lower court ruling would take effect legalizing same sex marriage in california. couples could get married as soon as tuesday. >> we will be ready with volunteers that we already have in place and volunteer who are being trained today. we will have a one stop shop for anyone who wants to get married. >> the court could also decide to hear several cases related to the defense of marriage act. they would be argued in march or april with the decision expected by the end of june. >> the first ma
coming in on that. also, our legal eagles, you know the great men that break everything down for us on the weekend. they're going to tackle a number of issues including the defense of marriage act. women in the military. why they can't be combat trained. also, we're looking into a very interesting story about a tra transgender fifth grader and places he wants to be in his school. so lots of things coming up. >> yeah, nice mix of stories there. check back with you in just a moment. the last american company that makes bells refuses to be silenced. though fire destroyed the factory, the owners say they want to revive the company's nearly 200-year history. >>> a small company in connecticut represents a big part of american history. it makes bells including those used by salvation army ringers. after a fire destroyed the factory, it's owner is fighting to keep a 180-year history alive. >> reporter: with the clang of a bell, the north pole express leaves the station from essex, connecticut and a steam engine, destination, north pole. the trip's highlight? santa. handing each child a tin
, they sped through the night and passed sputnik and beat nick and the eagle in flight. st. nick and venic flew into star space and the whole universe smiled with a big, happy face. christmas was everywhere that they could see. and when they reached venus, santa laughed. the stars glistened and sparkled so bright. and lit up the heavens with christmas tree light. then in a twinkle, the great northern star, all the space nicks came from near and far. there must have been thousands that popped from the sky. st. nicholas was amazed and astonished to see so many creatures dressed exactly as he. the colors of these space nicks were grand to behold. some even flashed like sequins of gold. they had sacks of toys, all different and gay, and many kinds of games for the children to play. there were moon dolls and hobos from space. and a different kind of candy with an all-around taste. the space nicks worked quickly in venus' short night. and christmas shined wondrously before morning's bright light. venic looked out and wondered is this but a dream? with joy in his heart for this gift so dear, he t
. >> is all that matters. >> the eagle has landed. >> as long as it's familiar and unforgettable. >> good night and good luck. >> great job with that. >> sorry to geek out this morning, but i love it. i could read it all day long. >> i think you did a great job with the piece, what's your favorite quote? >> about irony but also love this randy pausch quote, you get people to help you by telling the truth, be earnest, i'll take an earnest person or hip every day, because hip is short term. >> mine is winston churchill, never give in never give in never, never, never. >> excellent. again, we could read this all morning long. bartlett's familiar quotations. let's go to break. >>> saw the courts hand down big decisions this year from the supreme court upholding president obama's health care well, well well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today
at risk of what i call a hotel california, monetary policy, going back to the eagles song which is you can check out any time you want but you can never leave. that's what i worry about. theoretically we can check out any time we want from this program but we practically, because we're going to have an engorged balance sheet, we may never be able to leave this position. so i have some concerns. i was concerned about the 2.5% mention, even, of inflation one or two years out in terms of expectations. the market becomes fixated on the unemployment target that we actually install its threshold, not a target that we put in there. but, i lost my arguments. there are others that argued similarly. they'll let them speak for themselves. but here's the thing, the committee makes a decision under the leadership of ben bernanke. this is ben bernanke's fed. its his legacy going forward, and then we leave the table and we're still friends. so, can i sell it to you? i can't sell it with passion. but i will say that this is action in a city called washington, or sometimes in texas we call it washington-st
. >> it is. eagles coming off a rough night. but cramer's going to show you how to score a touchdown in the market today. "mad dash" is coming up next. you'll want to hear from republican congressman nick mulvany from south carolina who has a history of voting against speaker boehner's wishes. looks like an update so far. we'll see how we're doing when it opens in a few minutes. ♪ [ male announcer ] the way it moves. the way it cleans. everything about the oral-b power brush is simply revolutionary. oral-b power brushes oscillate, rotate and even pulsate to gently loosen and break up that sticky plaque with more brush movements than manual brushes and even up to 50% more than leading sonic technology brushes for a superior clean. oral-b power brushes. go to oralb.com for the latest offers. look this isn't my first christmas. these deals all seem great at the time... but later... [ shirt ] merry christmas, everybody! not so much. ho ho ho! this isn't that kind of deal. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. save on ground shipping at fedex office. >>> friday edition of th
only put it in so many words. like i say, losing my friend andre waters from the eagles years ago, knowing what he was going through. once they did the autopsy on his brain, he had a brain of an 80-year-old man. you never know. >> you talk about this. these guys were living their dream. but mark, the stress, the intensity, coupled with what could be, you know, some sort of brain alteration because of the number of hits. what do you think is going on? >> like i said, it's a tough sport. it's a violent sport. week in and week out, it's a stressful job. you know, you get paid a lot of money to do a job that a lot of people criticize you on if you do good, they criticize you on if you do bad. with the chiefs not having a good season, like i said, there's a number of compounding things that could have been going on that could have triggered this young man. like i said, it's a tough sport, and i played with two former guys, and we were just discusss about you know, the daily stress and daily grind and life after football. >> is there an outlet, or is the outlet leaving the game? >> like
is ready to go. the rookie quarterback will play against the eagles. i say give him time and he has such a bright future . he missed last week's name with a sprained knee. eventually the giants will win. he is a football icon in chicago. >> you hear what i said. >> steve: embarrassed? >> brian: mike ditka didn't get his own message. admitting he is a fan of greenbay packers. ditka coached the bears for seasons. he's changed loyalties . who will win the bcs championship. a dolphin in the miami sea aquarium picking the fighting irash over alabama. he hadie choice and he went dolphin. he is 2-wrero with the picks. that is the scientific waya of doing things. for an unrelated top we'll go to steve. >> steve: ugly on the runway. call them gaud yeobscene, but don't call them pretty. today on "fox and friends", we'll bring you the ugly christmas sweaters on the market. this is the creator of the fashion show. rock your ugly christmas sweater ann marie blackman. >> thanks for having me. >> steve: my son wanted an ugly sweater. >> did you have things. >> steve: he lookeda at outdated things
of the kind of career dick lugar has had, consider this -- he was an eagle scout, first in his class in high school, first in his class in college, a rhodes scholar, naval intelligence briefer, corporate turn-around artist and big city mayor, and that was all by the age of 35. he has excelled at everything he has ever done, and most incredibly, he's done it with perfectly smooth elbows. walk into any office on capitol hill, and you won't find a single person who would say a bad word about dick lugar. he's earned the respect and admiration of everyone who ever crossed his path. i assure you in the world of politics, that's nothing short of a miracle. and now dick has decided to press his luck. he's moving into the only line of work where rivalries are even more vicious than in politics. he's becoming a college professor. dick and i go all the way back to my first senate race in 1984. he was the head of the nrcs at the time and he took a chance on me and i have always been grateful. he has been a friend ever since. a lot of hoosiers cross the ohio river every day to work in kentucky, but it's
having sold, eagle river already having sold it would be subject to review by soft bank, something we reported on tuesday. we told you this deal was coming. in fact that their talks had reached a very significant stage and another key to the deal would be that it would require the softbank deal to happen, sprint doesn't want to be out there alone suddenly having to buy clearwire around spending all this money that, again, not unexpected. but a significant increase in clearwire stock prices taking place since the sprint deal was announced. as i have been reporting at that time and of course followed up on tuesday, they did want to and do want to own clearwire. they want the spectrum, most importantly, to add the -- what will be the sprint/softbank deal, because the man who will run this company, sprint wants to offer lots of new services, compete with verizon and at&t, be creative. in order to do that you need the bandwidth, you need the capacity u >> why is the stock in your opinion, trading at $3.11, not at 2.90? second, where -- i wanted to thank you for clarifying a level that is f
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